Episode 8 — Victoria Patterson


The guest is Victoria Patterson, author of the story collection Drift and the debut novel This Vacant Paradise, both from Counterpoint, both critically acclaimed, both set in Newport Beach, California.

We cover a lotta ground.  A lotta interesting backstory…Tory’s upbringing in The OC.  What that was like.  Her struggles as an adolescent.  Her struggles with substance abuse.  Her eventual transcendence.  Her time in graduate school.  Her writing.